Monthly Archives: May 2013

Introducing Solids or Jamie loves Banana

I was so looking forward to starting Jamie on solids!  Food has always been a very important part of my life (see my food blog here) and I was terribly excited to introduce my little boy to the wonderful world … Continue reading

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Headlines: Co-Sleeping increases risk of SIDS

With dismay I read the Guardian headlines yesterday – “Sudden infant death risk greater when parents share bed with babies”. This study (a meta-analysis) conducted by Bob Carpenter of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and published in the … Continue reading

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Why I started solids before 6 months

I started Jamie on solids a couple of weeks back, when he was 4 months and 2 weeks old, despite current guidelines suggesting that babies should not be started on solid food before they have reached 6 months of age. … Continue reading

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Object Permance

Object permanence, a concept from developmental psychology, is the understanding that objects (and mummy) exist even if you can’t see/hear them.  Object permanence only develops around 8 or 9 months, before that, little offspring thinks his new toy (or mummy) have … Continue reading

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